How to remove (uninstall) Quick Mac Care

Quick Mac Care utility is what we call adware. It looks like real working optimizer, but in fact just shows scary malware announcements on the computer desktop. The article shows how to remove Quick Mac Care from the system and clean browsers, if it's need.

Quick Mac Care

Quick Mac Care is adware. As all other sorts of perilous tools, Quick Mac Care has its ordinary ways of action and follows them all the time. They are not accidental, every Quick Mac Care’s move makes for the following one, and when you understand where to look – you may locate an advertising program right away. We're going to talk it over in a while, but now – we will find out how you might recognize an advertising utility before downloading it.


Suspicious tools cannot be upright with their users and just disclose what they are. It might drop the infection odds significantly if Quick Mac Care’s description truly depicted what it is able to do to your device and the amount of energy it takes to get rid of it. “This tool is going to sink your workstation in advertising banners, emerging absolutely everywhere on your screen, hiding the information you looked for and creating unacceptable user experience.” We believe that this is not happening, so when you search for a tool to download – research it in-depth to avoid viral infection. Perilous programs usually use disguises of a few kinds of software, such as:

  • Browser tools. Their stated functionality ranges from speeding up user's browser to giving access to the most up-to-date offers of all sorts. You can be sure, that any modern browser already has everything you need to apply it proficiently. Certainly, there are some good browser apps, yet they’re well-known, and anyone can quickly prove if any of them suits your needs.
  • System optimization utilities. These ones are the most suspicious. System boosters are supposed to perform the actions you might execute manually, but simply don’t wanna expend your time in doing it. Cleaning useless files, remains of incorrectly eliminated utilities, invalid icons, cache, etc. Of course, fraudsters understood that lots of people don’t ever do those things, and cannot tell whether their system cleaner is really useful or not. It invited an abundance of undesired utilities, able to feature feverish activity and simulated results, yet their sole objective is to distribute ads.
  • Tools that assist to “unlock” sites, which means that a user can see the site from a territory where it's prohibited. These utilities are called Virtual Private Networks, and they're very helpful, so the most helpful ones are used by millions of users. If you're going for a decent VPN – install a famous one.

How to remove Quick Mac Care

Step 1. Check recently added applications

  • Click Applications in the Finder sidebar
  • Drag unwanted program to the Trash
  • Empty Trash

Step 2. Clean the browser


  • Start Safari browser
  • Display a menu of General Safari Settings
  • Reset Safari...
  • Press "Reset"

Google Chrome

Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages


Mozilla Firefox

Delete suspicious extensions:


  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows


Opera browser

Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Add a new page" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


Step 3. Scan the system

Scan the system with antimalware scanner to delete virus completely.

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How adware works

You already know that any suspicious software uses its own algorithm, and diligently abides it inside and out. The primal piece you shouldn't forget is that suspicious tools aren't distributed one at a time. Usually, they come in bundles. An adware bundle means a package, including a few tools, only one of which is helpful and the other ones are not. Suchlike bundles could be seen on all file-sharing sites around the Web. That’s why we keep telling people that it's better to install any software only from well-known websites: you're not going to get any viruses, downloading a program from a decent web page that cares about its reputation.

If a package is placed somewhere for gratis usage, and a customer downloads it, begins another stage: the penetration. The bundle can't be inspected before you start the installation process, and in case you do – it wants you to choose a "recommended" method. It equals to admitting all those programs onto your device. Many users do not mention that information, and mindlessly allow Quick Mac Care and some other undesired software into the OS. To stop Quick Mac Care on this phase, you better read everything that appears during installation of any utilities.

The finishing stage is to prepare a victim’s device for Quick Mac Care's tasks. Quick Mac Care alters the controls of the browser, modifies the homepage URL, and writes in additional strings to a registry to obstruct you from deleting Quick Mac Care if you try to. This process propels into an overwhelming amount of pop-ups everywhere and, with time, the weakened browser can't prevent incoming threats, and the computer will be completely clogged with advertising programs. If this perspective is not suitable for you – you’d better remove Quick Mac Care ASAP.


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